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Parque Zoologico de Chapultepec

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The site of a former Aztec zoo, its present incarnation, open since the 1920s, is best known for its Russian pandas.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Paseo de la Reforma s/n., Mexico City 83656, Mexico
Bosque de Chapultepec
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have taken 2 days to see everything in the zoo because it is so big, which is surprising because it is FREE! The zoo is on the north side of Chapultepec park, and it utilizes a lot of the natural scenery in the habitats....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank katherineo306
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in here for a bit especially to see the butterflies and the insectarium. The kids loved the butterflies and got to get up close and personal with a lot of the monkeys, which were very active that day. Very nice for a free...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

We stopped by the zoo one of the mornings that we were in Mexico City and were extremely pleasantly surprised. Having been to a number of other zoos in the world we were expecting crowds and for the first hour or two that we were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

This is a well maintained place with lots of animals and the entrance of the zoo is free of charge. Nice !

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

I went at 11 am on a weekday this week and almost had the zoo to myself for an hour. Very nice paths. Lush with foliage but not very comfortable enclosures for many animals. Some, may have been I'll. The beautiful black panther/jaguar was coughing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Siennaskies
Reviewed July 1, 2018

There's no particular reason to come here if you aren't traveling with children, but it was a nice day off for our 4 year old, who actually got to enjoy an activity instead of being dragged through yet another tour or museum.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Chaim S
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

good to know that there is a zoo which is clean, well maintained, the animals are healthy and has spaces just like in the nature. its free we came around 3pm, and mostly animals were sleeping including Panda, We were very excited to see the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank diazpty88
Reviewed June 25, 2018

This zoo is free to get in so I strolled through while visiting the area. I felt that it was clean and well maintained. The animals seemed well cared for. I was on foot and only made it through the first part of the zoo...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank suzikay1
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Nice to visit the zoo. Especially the butterfly jungle. Some animals have smaller/basic caves that used for these kinds of animals on many European zoo’s.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Hans K
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Well maintained zoo which is open to public, great job Mexico. This zoo is located in Chapultepec Park so we covered it in the first half and walked up the hill to see the Chapultepec castle in the second half of the day. It was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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MFTMON
January 19, 2018|
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Response from Sawadee28 | Reviewed this property |
Mostly. We did pay extra to see a snake exhibit.
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lauratE8238NM
April 22, 2015|
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Response from bambilovesthumper | Reviewed this property |
It's free, how cool right?! There are admissions to some of the specialized areas of the zoo. The mariposa/butterfly exhibit was awesome MX$50 and you walk amongst the butterflies. Pandas were free, I think the... More
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